Gino Franchi

Obituary of Gino Franchi

LITTLE FALLS- Gino Franchi, age 72, passed away on Sunday December 18, 2016, of natural causes. Born on October 29, 1944 in Viga Sopra, Italy, he was the son of the late Nello and Lucia (Matteoni) Franchi. At a young age, he moved from Italy to Little Falls with his family and received his education from Little Falls schools, graduating in 1963. In 1965, Gino enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving his country with great pride for six years. After traveling the world during that time, he always knew that Little Falls was his true home. Upon his return, he was employed at Beechnut Nutrition for over thirty years. Gino always had a true love and that was for his nieces and nephews. When in a time of need, he was always there for them. He was parishioner of Holy Family Parish in Little Falls and a member of the Dolgeville Rod & Gun Club. Gino leaves one sister and brother-in-law, Anna and Jason McMahon, of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Sauro P. Franchi and Lorenzo A. Franchi of Little Falls; 10 nieces and nephews and 13 great nieces and nephews, with several cousins in Little Falls and Italy. Friends and relatives are invited to attend Gino’s visitation on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 W. Monroe Street, Little Falls, NY (315)823-2424. In lieu of floral arrangements, please consider making memorial contributions to H.A.L.O of Little Falls, 615 Albany St, Little Falls, NY 13365. Envelopes will be at the funeral home. Gino’s funeral service will take place on Thursday morning, December 22, 2016, at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home and 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Parish in Little Falls, with Father Terence Healy officiating. Burial will take place with full military honors at St. Mary’s Cemetery, in the Town of Herkimer. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Harry J. and Kevin E. Enea of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 W. Monroe Street, Little Falls, NY (315)823-2424.
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Thursday
1
January

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 1, 1970
Holy Family Parish
763 E. Main St
Little Falls, New York, United States
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Wednesday
21
December

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Enea Family Funeral Home
24 W. Monroe St.
Little Falls
Thursday
22
December

Interment at: St. Mary's Cemetery

12:00 pm
Thursday, December 22, 2016
St. Mary's Cemetery
State Route 5
Town Of Herkimer, New York, United States
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